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Peak Moment 150: The Waking-up Syndrome



Ecopsychologist Sarah Edwards, PhD, explains stages people often go through when facing the implications of climate change and resource depletion. She outlines various aspects of Denial, Anxiety, Awakening, Despair, Powerlessness and eventual Acceptance. Differentiating these from the normal grief process, Sarah emphasizes how we can face inevitable feelings of grief and free our energy for positive, practical action in our personal and community lives. (http://eco-anxiety.blogspot.com)

Read more at http://www.hopedance.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4... Or see Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind by Linda Buzzell and Craig Chalquist by Sierra Books.

Produced: 6/11/09

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